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Learn the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy from its creators, doctors John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman, cofounders of the Gottman Institute.
This special training, designed for therapists and mental health professionals, provides proven strategies to share with your clients, including communications skills to manage serious conflict and ways of looking at relationships as they grow and change. Gain insight into a range of topics, including approaches for multiple presenting co-morbidities, how relationships affect overall health and wellness, and the importance of understanding that all (even happy) couples experience problems in their marriages.
Through lectures and films, you also learn techniques to help couples increase their friendship and intimacy levels to avoid relapse; understand common myths and misconceptions about relationships; grasp how relationship problems change over time; and use strategies and tools to manage conflict, even around the most challenging issues.
Integrate the Gottman Method Couples Therapy principles and interventions into your work with couples, and elevate your professional reputation through your connection with The Gottman Institute.
At the end of this workshop participants will be better able to:
This workshop begins Friday at 7:30 p.m.
There is a $100 materials fee; please include when you register. This workshop fulfills the first of three levels in the Gottman Method clinical training to become a Certified Gottman Therapist and is appropriate for professionals and students involved with counseling couples; see gottman.com for details.
The faculty recommends you read the following book in preparation for the course:
The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 800.944.1001 for details.
The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty
John Gottman, PhD, voted one of the top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the past 25 years by the Psychotherapy Networker, has conducted 40 years of research with thousands of couples and has been widely published.
Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, is president and cofounder of The Gottman Institute. A highly respected clinical psychologist and author, she was voted Washington State Psychologist of the Year. gottman.com